Cold Noodle Salad With Peanut Butter Dressing

Cold Noodle Salad With Peanut Butter Dressing
Sang An

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Serves 4
preparation
10
minutes
cooking
20
minutes

Ingredients

1/2
pound
spaghetti or angel hair pasta
1/2
cup
creamy peanut butter
1/4
cup
rice vinegar
2
tablespoons
soy sauce
1 1/2
teaspoons
chili-garlic sauce or a dash of hot pepper sauce
1
teaspoon
sesame oil (optional)
1
tablespoon
grated fresh ginger
1/2
teaspoon
grated lime zest
1/2
teaspoon
kosher salt
2/3
cup
canola oil
1/2
cup
fresh cilantro, roughly chopped (optional)
1/4
cup
chopped scallions (optional)
1/4
cup
salted peanuts, roughly chopped (optional)

Directions

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain and rinse under cold running water. 
  2. Meanwhile, combine the peanut butter, vinegar, soy sauce, chili-garlic sauce or hot pepper sauce, sesame oil (if using), ginger, lime zest, and salt in a blender. With the motor running, slowly add the canola oil in a steady stream.
  3. Return the pasta to the pot and toss with the dressing. Garnish, if desired, with the cilantro, scallions, and peanuts. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate for up to 3 hours.
     
Emma Knowles
August 2005

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 66 %
  • Calcium 26.34 mg
  • Carbohydrate 49.6 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Fat 54.56 g
  • Fiber 3.47 g
  • Iron 3.08 mg
  • Protein 16.25 mg
  • Sat Fat 6.09 g
  • Sodium 873.87 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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